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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 22. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.20 (search)
term a braw lad, and, although not engaged in a political campaign, had taken the stump, doubtless that he might get a better view of the Confederate troops on the elevated plateau south of the woods. The contour of the ground hid General Hampton from his command when he halted at the fence. As he drew his pistol the quick-eyed skirmisher saw him, and they both fired at the same instant. The ball from the soldiers' rifled carbine splintered a rail near the horses head, and that from Wade Hampton's 44 calibre revolver made the bark fly from the stump. The duel was clearly irregular, as there were no seconds, and the principals were about one hundred and twenty-five yards apart, instead of fifteen or twenty paces, as prescribed by the code of honor, and they were unequally armed, although each was within fair range of the other's weapon. Hampton held his pistol muzzle up at a ready, and courteously waited on his antagonist, who threw back the lever of his carbine, and flinging ou
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 22. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.22 (search)
A brilliant coup. How Wade Hampton captured Grant's entire beef supply. Colonel Cardwell's thrilling story. [from the Charleston, S. C., News and Courier, Oct. 10, 1894.] The greatest cattle raid of the War—2,486 beeves driven from Coggin's Point into the Confederate lines. After that fateful day, May 11, 1864, when the bullet of the enemy took from the cavalry corps its great commander, J. E. B. Stuart, at Yellow Tavern, that man who Longstreet said was the greatest cavalrymanijah of old; that man upon whom General Lee depended for eyes and ears—General Lee did not have to look for his successor; no, he was close at hand, and had carved his name with his sabre high in the list of the world's great soldiers. It was Wade Hampton upon whom the mantle fell, and who was worthier? We have heard and do know of the achievements of this command and that command, from the pens of officers and privates, and I am glad it is so. I read everything of the kind I come across. I
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 22. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), A National Repository for the Records and Relics of the Southern cause, proposed by Charles Broadway Rouss, of New York. (search)
he Museum, Mr. Rouss suggested, should be left to the decision of the ten senior generals of the Confederate army, now living. These are stated by General Marcus J. Wright, of the National War Record Office, to be as follows: 1. James Longstreet, lieutenant-general October 9, 1862. 2. Stephen D. Lee, lieutenant-general (temporary rank) January 23, 1864. 3. Ambrose P. Stewart, lieutenant-general January 23, 1864. 4. S. B. Buckner, lieutenant-general September 20, 1864. 5. Wade Hampton, lieutenant-general February 14, 1865. 6. Gustavus W. Smith, major-general September 19, 1861. 7. La Fayette McLaws, major-general May 23, 1862. 8. S. G. French, major-general August 31, 1862. 9. J. H. Forney, major-general October 27, 1862. 10. Dabney H. Maury, major-general November 11, 1862. Following the report to Lee Camp by Major Randolph, Mr. M. L. Van Doren, on behalf of the Confederate Memorial Literary Society, addressed Mr. Rouss, tracing the sacred labors of